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Policy Feedback Opportunity: Policy 205 School Volunteers

Posted November 24, 2021

UGDSB policy currently under review, 205 – School Volunteers, has been further revised and released for public consultation. Please review the proposed changes and provide your feedback by January 14, 2022.

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UGDSB looks ahead to Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week

Posted November 15, 2021

Schools of the UGDSB will be participating in Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week from November 22 to the 26th. Learn more about bullying and other resources.

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Policy feedback opportunity: Policy 504 Equity and Inclusive Education

Posted October 27, 2021

UGDSB Policy 504 Equity and Inclusive Education is currently under review and feedback is welcome on the draft documents until November 25, 2021.

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UGDSB received funding from the COVID-19 Resilience Infrastructure Stream (CVRIS)

Posted October 25, 2021

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The Upper Grand District School Board (UGDSB) received funding from the COVID-19 Resilience Infrastructure Stream (CVRIS) for various projects throughout the district.

The UGDSB is continuing its work on increasing touchless points in our classrooms and learning environments by installing door operators and/or water bottle …

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Information about positive COVID-19 case in our school community (Oct. 18, 2021)

Posted October 18, 2021

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health has notified us today that an individual at Erin Public School has tested positive for COVID-19 and that this individual was at school during their infectious period. Public Health has determined that 10 days have passed since the positive case and there is no requirement for individuals to isolate.

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UGDSB Ventilation Report

Posted September 2, 2021

The UGDSB is continuing its work optimizing air quality in classrooms and learning environments through improving ventilation and filtration. Upgrades to ventilation and filtration systems began in the 2020-21 school year and will continue for the 2021-22 school year.

The UGDSB has received funding from the Provincial Government and Federal Government to allow the board …

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Erin Parent Communication Guide

Posted August 30, 2021

Welcome Back to a new school year.Attached is the Erin PS Parent Communication .  We are looking forward to having your children back at Erin PS.  The attachment may help to answer questions.  Thank you for taking the time to look through the slideshow.

2021 Long Term Accommodation Plan annual review report approved

Posted June 23, 2021

The 2021 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report was approved at the Board Meeting of the Upper Grand District School Board on June 22, 2021.

This purpose of this report is to review updated data and any other changes affecting accommodation. It is necessary for …

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Policy feedback opportunity: School Volunteers, Educational Field Trips and Off-Site Activities

Posted June 23, 2021

The following UGDSB draft policies have been released for public consultation: Policy 205 School Volunteers, and Policy 508 Educational Field Trips and Off-Site Activities. The deadline to provide feedback is October 14, 2021, at 4pm.

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Year Books 2021

Posted June 22, 2021

It is that time of year!  The weather is warming, the birds are singing and the Yearbook has come around again! Help your students keep the memories alive for years to come!

This year’s theme is “Virtual”! By trying to keep costs …

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2021 Grade 8 Grad

Posted June 22, 2021

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2021 Grade 8 Grad

Board News: End of the year information (June 2021)

Posted June 16, 2021

As we approach the end of the school year, we would like to say thank you to all our students, families and staff for their hard work and understanding throughout the year. The purpose of this letter is to provide you with information about the last few weeks of school. 

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Digital Report Cards and ConnectED for Parents

Posted June 13, 2021

Parents and guardians will need to create an account with the Upper Grand before they can download their child’s report card. To create a Parent Portal account, please visit this page and click on the link for your child’s school.

Parents/guardians can create their account provided they have an email on record with the …

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WDG Public Health to host Parent Information Session on COVID-19 vaccines

Posted June 10, 2021

On June 14, 2021, at 7pm, Dr. Matthew Tenenbaum, the Associate Medical Officer of Health for Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health, will be offering a presentation for youth and their parents/caregivers to learn more about WDGPH’s COVID-19 vaccination program and answer parent questions. 

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UGDSB celebrates National Indigenous History Month

Posted June 9, 2021

June is National Indigenous History Month, a month where we celebrate and recognize histories, contributions and diversity of First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples in Canada. 

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COVID-19 vaccination clinic available in our community

Posted June 8, 2021

COVID-19 vaccination clinics in rural areas

June 8, 2021

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health (WDGPH) is holding COVID-19 vaccination clinics in our community this spring.

These clinics are providing COVID-19 vaccine first doses to anyone aged 12 and older, as well as second doses to those currently eligible.

Please see below for information on a clinic that will be held …

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Supports for staff and students following horrific violence targeting Muslim community

Posted June 8, 2021

The Upper Grand District School Board would like to extend our deepest sympathies to the Muslim community following the horrific violence in London, Ontario, which killed four family members and sent another family member to hospital with serious injuries. Officials are reporting that this is an apparent hate crime and that the victims were targeted because of their Muslim faith. 

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UGDSB launching online report card system

Posted June 7, 2021

Due to COVID-19, the Upper Grand District School Board is preparing to make student report cards available online for parents/guardians this spring. Keep reading for important dates coming up.

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Province announces that Ontario schools will remain in remote learning this school year

Posted June 2, 2021

On June 2, 2021, the provincial government announced that Ontario schools will remain in remote learning for the remainder of the 2020-21 school year. This means that all UGDSB students will continue learning remotely for the rest of this school year, with the exception of those students currently attending specialized class placements in person.

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We include all awesome humans – UGDSB Kicks off Pride Month celebrations

Posted May 31, 2021

Throughout the month of June, the Upper Grand District School Board will be celebrating Pride Month at the board and school levels and as a community.

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